Sony’s God of War Ragnarok is back at the top of the UK charts due to a 32% increase in sales week-on-week.
The action-adventure game has jumped to the top spot thanks to increased PS5 stock at the UK retailer. The game also offers a PS5 hardware bundle.
Last week’s top chart FIFA 23 slipped to number two (sales down 18% week over week) and Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 slipped to number three (down of 14%).
Pokémon Violet climbs to fourth place, despite sales down 12% week over week. The game changes places with Mario Kart 8: Deluxe, which ranks 5th with a 32% drop in sales. Mario Kart features prominently in the Black Friday and Cyber Monday Switch hardware bundles.
There was a new release on the charts. Iam8bit’s boxed version of Cuphead hits retail in the UK, debuting at No. 18.
Last week’s biggest release, The Callisto Protocol, fell from No. 6 to No. 12 due to a 69% drop in week-over-week sales. Need for Speed: Unbound, which disappointed in its first week, jumped from #17 to #19. However, sales only dropped by 13%, which is good for the game’s second week on the tablets.
The notable rookie is Just Dance 2023, which climbed three places to No. 11. The Ubisoft game was released two weeks ago, and the recent rise in the charts was due to the 17% improvement in sales. from one week to the next.
The latest rise this week is Super Mario, with sales of six Mario games increasing week after week. These include Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battle (#15, up 6% in sales), New Super Mario Bros U Deluxe (#16, up 49%), Mario Party Superstars (#17, up by 22%), Super Mario Odyssey (#25, up 30%), Super Mario 3D World + Bowser Fury (#32, up 17%) and Mario Strikers Charged (#36, up 8%) . Even Luigi had a good week, with Luigi’s Mansion 3 at number 30, with sales up 10% week over week.
Here is the top 10 GfK UK Boxed list for the week ending December 10:
|last week||This week||Title|
|3||1||God of War Ragnarok|
|2||3||Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2|
|4||5||Mario Kart 8: Deluxe|
|8||6||Nintendo Sports Complex|
|11||9||Animal Crossing: New Horizons|
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